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Noisy shoot

Clay pigeon shoots which forced retired people out of their homes at weekends because of the noise were a major nuisance, Judge Graham Neville ruled at Exeter Crown Court. He dimissed an appeal by George Trenchard, of High Lea Farm, Axminster, against a conviction for failing to comply with a noise abatement notice.